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Create a garden rain chain

Create a garden rain chain | Green RVing | Scoop.it

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So much prettier than a downspout!  :)

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Debra Anchors's curator insight, November 1, 2013 6:13 AM

Rain chains are a wonderful way to manage water run-off around the home.  Rain chains are easy to make, and can be a beautiful addition to your garden.

 

Follow the photo-link to find the tutorial.

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Go Green: School Grows Its Own Food - WROC-TV

Go Green: School Grows Its Own Food - WROC-TV | Green RVing | Scoop.it
WROC-TV Go Green: School Grows Its Own Food WROC-TV "The kids involved in this project have been farming as much as becoming carpenters and learning how to build this greenhouse; plumbers to get our solar-powered irrigation system going and...
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Christmas offers opportunity for recycling - Tribune-Review

Christmas offers opportunity for recycling - Tribune-Review | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Christmas offers opportunity for recycling
Tribune-Review
Recycle or reuse electronics.
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Staples Launches Online Ink and Toner Recycling - MarketWatch

Staples Launches Online Ink and Toner Recycling - MarketWatch | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Staples Launches Online Ink and Toner Recycling
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov 25, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Staples Inc.
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Save The Earth At Home, With This DIY Recycling Workshop

Save The Earth At Home, With This DIY Recycling Workshop | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Just 10 of our plastics actually get recycled. So one designer took matters into his own hands and created an at-home DIY plastic recycling workshop. (Only 10% of plastics get recycled.
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GREAT idea!!!  :)

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Buyers go green for the savings - The Tennessean

Buyers go green for the savings - The Tennessean | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Buyers go green for the savings
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Stever paid his home builder to add optional “green” features to his new house with the idea of reducing his impact on the environment.
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Chalkboard Plant Markers from Old Gift Cards

Chalkboard Plant Markers from Old Gift Cards | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Do you ever feel bad about throwing away your old gift cards and club cards?  With a coat of chalkboard spray paint, they are magically transformed into mini chalkboards.

 

Follow the photo-link to read more.

 

 


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OMG! This is a FANTASTIC idea! I NEVER know what to do with those things...   :D

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HiddenValleyRV.net's comment, June 11, 2013 9:08 AM
Debra, love all your projects, they make want to create. thanks
Debra Anchors's comment, June 11, 2013 1:17 PM
You are very welcome! I'm happy you enjoy them.
Artfully Reimagined's curator insight, June 19, 2013 8:41 AM

this is AWESOME! looks like one of our products on our site! check us out at www.artfullyreimagined.com 

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Upcycle Old Cookie Sheets - News - Bubblews

Upcycle Old Cookie Sheets - News - Bubblews | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Speak Freely. Write Your World. (Upcycle Old Cookie Sheets http://t.co/pfhqqZzZbj #crafts #upcycle #recycling)
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#Go Green

#Go Green | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Cool #infographic on #recycling cardboard. It requires 75% less energy to recycle cardboard than to make it from raw materials. (@comieco Cool #infographic on #recycling cardboard.
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Recycling a House - KQED

Recycling a House - KQED | Green RVing | Scoop.it
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Recycling a House
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When you think about recycling, you may picture newspapers stacked neatly on your curb for pickup, or those ubiquitous blue bins around your office filled with bottles and cans.
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Wall planters

Wall planters | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Using flip-flops and coffee mugs, this creative gardener added interest to a wall.


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Neusa Leandro De Morais Maeda's comment, March 9, 2013 10:35 AM
delicated
Shari Hrabec's comment, March 25, 2013 8:37 AM
These are all over Pinterest...think alot of us are going to have fun with this come summer!
Britton Bell's curator insight, April 4, 2013 7:51 PM

Every well appointed "garden" office needs coffee cups - 

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Create planters from metal file cabinets

Create planters from metal file cabinets | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Old 2-drawer, 5-drawer and even single-drawer file cabinets easily found by the curb, at yard sales or in resale stores can now have a new and functional life when recycled as planters.  What is your favorite garden color?

 

Follow the photo-link to discover how to create planters form discarded file cabinets.

 


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What a great up cycle idea!

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bancoideas's curator insight, March 8, 2013 7:12 AM

Las mejores ideas suelen ser las más simples ;-) 

Vanessa Gardner Nagel's curator insight, March 8, 2013 8:38 AM

Another good recycling idea.

Inés Flores GArcia's comment, March 14, 2013 12:26 AM
En su constante navegar por internet, el Curador de Contenidos puede encontrar información valiosa como esta para divulgarla entre colegas y amigos. Y no importante si la información no pertenece a su área
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Stone-look planter created from a styrofoam cooler

Stone-look planter created from a styrofoam cooler | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Follow the link below to find step-by-step instructions for creating a stone-look, hypertufa planter.

 

Source:  http://goo.gl/9wf5x


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I always wonder what to do with these when they are no longer functional as coolers--GREAT idea!  :)

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Debra Anchors's comment, October 3, 2012 7:26 PM
I appreciate you liking and sharing a few of my articles. However, you are merely duplicating MY magazine. Please curate some articles from your own sources now.
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"Rain House" creates music when it rains

"Rain House" creates music when it rains | Green RVing | Scoop.it

If you like the sound of rain, then you would surely like to live in this building in Dresden, Germany.

 

See more pictures from the original article, here: http://goo.gl/Q1c4G


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I know this isn't RVing--but how fun is this? What a GREAT idea!

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Master Gardener - Go green and recycle your tree - StarNewsOnline.com

Master Gardener - Go green and recycle your tree - StarNewsOnline.com | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Master Gardener - Go green and recycle your tree
StarNewsOnline.com
One of the easiest and most effective ways to recycle a Christmas tree is to turn it into a home for wildlife.
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Recycling tips after the holidays - CNYcentral.com

Recycling tips after the holidays - CNYcentral.com | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Recycling tips after the holidays
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SYRACUSE -- We're a couple of days removed from opening Christmas presents, and like many Central New Yorkers, you probably have lots of wrapping paper in your home.
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Creative Recycling Ideas Turning Mail Boxes into Unique Yard Decorations and Art Works

Creative Recycling Ideas Turning Mail Boxes into Unique Yard Decorations and Art Works | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Creative recycling ideas can help transform an ordinary mail box into a spectacular artwork without spending a lot of money.
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LOVE!!!  :)

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Recycling myths busted - Centre Daily Times

Recycling myths busted - Centre Daily Times | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Recycling myths busted
Centre Daily Times
Fact: Lids and caps are indeed recyclable and can be placed in the recycling container along with the bottle, jug or jar it came on.
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What's your recycling method? - Charlottesville Tomorrow

What's your recycling method? - Charlottesville Tomorrow | Green RVing | Scoop.it
What's your recycling method?
Charlottesville Tomorrow
I'll take my newspapers, cans, glass and plastic to the convenience center and put them each in the proper bin! Keep trash and recyclables separate.
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Create a garden rain chain

Create a garden rain chain | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Via Debra Anchors
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So much prettier than a downspout!  :)

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Debra Anchors's curator insight, November 1, 2013 6:13 AM

Rain chains are a wonderful way to manage water run-off around the home.  Rain chains are easy to make, and can be a beautiful addition to your garden.

 

Follow the photo-link to find the tutorial.

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19 items you did not know that you can recycle!

19 items you did not know that you can recycle! | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Recycling is one of the easiest ways to start down the road to Greener living. The go green guy shares 19 items that you didn't know that you could recycle (19 items you did not know that you can recycle!
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As Single-Serve Coffee Use Soars, Industry Struggles with Recycling Solutions - Environmental Leader

As Single-Serve Coffee Use Soars, Industry Struggles with Recycling Solutions - Environmental Leader | Green RVing | Scoop.it
As Single-Serve Coffee Use Soars, Industry Struggles with Recycling Solutions
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More than a tenth of US households — 12 percent — own single-cup coffee brewers, says the National Coffee Association, and that number is on the rise.
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Recycled Wallpaper Ornament- Recycling My Memories! - Craft Test Dummies

Recycled Wallpaper Ornament- Recycling My Memories! - Craft Test Dummies | Green RVing | Scoop.it
Jenny shares a recycling idea using stripped wallpaper to make cherished, heirloom holiday ornaments. (From the archives:: Recycled Wallpaper Ornament- Recycling My Memories!
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Vintage glass upcycle

Vintage glass upcycle | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Vintage pieces of glass call out to me whenever I yield to my passion for thrifting.  This is a project I put together a few years ago, and it remains standing in my Midwest garden, even through snow, rain, heat, and gloom of night.

 

Follow the photo link to find the tutorial for this project.


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17 Creative Ways To Re-Use Your Phone Book

17 Creative Ways To Re-Use Your Phone Book | Green RVing | Scoop.it
I haven’t used a phone book in years. Years! I can hardly even remember life before Google. A while back I tried to opt out of my phone book delivery service,

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The next time you empty a bottle of wine . . .

The next time you empty a bottle of wine . . . | Green RVing | Scoop.it

Marbles and a pretty wine bottle can add form and function to your garden.

 

Read about how to make your own drip irrigation system, here:  http://goo.gl/KOi9i


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Wow! Great reuse idea!

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Mary Barrett Simpson's comment, February 18, 2013 1:32 PM
Great idea!! Lets drink to that!!!